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Statue Fragment

Object Number:89-13-182
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Buddhist
Provenience: Thailand
Period: Ayutthaya Period (uncertain)
Bangkok Period (uncertain)
Date Made: Ayutthaya - Bangkok
Early Date: 1300
Late Date: 1925
Section:Asian
Materials:Stucco
Glass
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Buddha Head
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Elizabeth Lyons, Keeper of the Asian Collections, University Museum, 1989
Other Number:11 - Other Number

Description

Sandstone head with colored glass inlay. Front side of face and back of neck is inlaid with green pieces of glass, the back of head/hair in blue, and the back of the ears, ear lobes and crown in gold piece of glass. Traces of white gesso is evident in many places where the inlay has fallen off. The top of the crown is missing. Broken off at the neck. Late Ayutthaya or early Bangkok period.

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